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Deals On Flights To Europe And Alaska, 50% British Airways Transfer Bonus And Starbucks For Life

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Alphabet Soup!  Why You Should Pay (A Little) Attention To Fare Classes

There was a time when you didn’t have to worry much about exactly what type of fare you were buying. Knowing that you were in coach or first class was enough. Not anymore

Imploding Casinos, Sub-$50 Hotel Rooms In New York and Other News On Saturday, January 31, 2015

Don’t forget I’m giving away United beverage vouchers and a free Gogo pass. HiltonHHonors is moving to less systemwide promotions.  They announced on Milepoint that they’ll only have 2 this year, but they did not that they plan to have more targeted offers at different parts of the year.  They’ll also have an announcement about the next promo coming up on Milepoint here. Qatar Airways really is shooting for world domination.  So says View From the Wing. An actual nice hotel in New York City proper for under $50 a […]

Travel Tidbits For Wednesday, May 15th 2013

Don’t forget to enter my giveaway for a free Briggs & Riley TORQ suitcase!   A good collection of tools is essential if you want to earn and burn miles and points effectively.  Some tools get used every time you’re dabbling around with an itinerary.  Others are picked up infrequently but fill a very specific niche.  A new tool by Wandering Aramean seems to fit that bill.  The distilled description is a tool that allows you to search for award availability to….anywhere.  It allows you to search award inventory without […]